Some of our clients are essentially balanced, happy, productive people when circumstances are fine. But when they’re going through a terrible time, it’s only natural that their ability to meet their needs is compromised.
Articles on: Depression
What I did to calm a hysterical teenage client – and build rapport at the same time
Sleep disturbance, aches and pains, loss of sex drive… depression often causes physical symptoms. Here’s how to reframe the 5 most common ones.
Feeling helpless when you’re not, because you were helpless in the past, is known as ‘learned helplessness’
A depressed client may (quite naturally) want to tell you all about their depression, but to really begin working with them you’ll need to discover where they actually want to go in positive terms.
Many people are injured by the medical products they use. From anxiety and sleep disorders to sexual dysfunction and suicidal ideation, all antidepressant products carry a risk of side effects.
Big picture thinking can spell big trouble for depressive thinkers. It can make them turn very specific woes into a global disaster zone.
We asked our Uncommon Practitioners this question on our Facebook page and the response was fantastic with many wise words shared. Rather than one answer being the ‘right one’ or the only one, I see your informed replies as vital parts of a whole ‘mosaic’ of possible depression causes.